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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:30 am

Just found a major location that we've been after for a while...Jennifer Knight's estate from "Knight of the Juggernaut"!

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2468 S. St. Andrews Place, Los Angeles, CA

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Re: Locations ?

Post by simon_a6 » Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:25 pm

Good heavens, I forgot about that location.
How on earth did you find it?


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Post by tylerh » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:58 pm

Hi everyone! Joe tuned me into this post and I couldnt not add to it :)

The House in question is at "20 Place Moulin, in Tiburon, Ca."

I know because my dad built it, and I lived there until 1986 - Including while they filmed the episode!

Just want to give a verification of this location :)

Im impressed how you guys got really close to the address - Place Moulin is a SMALL street :)



Joe Huth wrote:Ahh, good one, Paul...and one most wouldn't think of!

I have another location that I haven't had much luck in finding...this one is a San Francisco location from "Knight of the Drones" - Margo's house:

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Let the hunt begin!
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Re: Locations ?

Post by tylerh » Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:06 pm

yep! Sadly the current owners have let the house fall into a bad state of disrepair :(

Fun Fact - When the Barbarian Bros were being "electrocuted" originally they ran tubing up their pants and were trying to make it look like they were "smoking" from the heat, but it just didnt work well so they axed the gimmick - I have some pics of them testing it out at home :)


None of those other Giant houses were there back in the early 80s, either - It was pretty desolate honestly

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Re: Locations ?

Post by knight-online » Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:48 am

Hi,

Jennifer Knight's house is today a part of the "St John of God Retire & Care" Center. It's calles "Villa Maria". More information about this organisation: www.stjohnofgodseniors.org. The adresse: 2458 South Saint Andrews Place, Los Angeles, CA 90018-2085.

More about the history and pictures: http://bigorangelandmarks.blogspot.com/ ... maria.html

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Post by Alex » Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:00 am

Hi Elmar,

That is fantastic, I liked very of see home Villa Maria and the pictures are very good. Thank you.

You are the best.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by SmileyMan » Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:24 pm

wish I could visit the paces bud I'm in a country to who you posh folks refer to as a third world country I live in South-Africa :D

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Re: Locations - white bird

Post by damo1973 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 6:04 am

Can somebody please tell me where the retreat is that was used in the episode White Bird as i also think it is the same place that was used in an episode of Airwolf - Little Wolf?

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Re: Locations ?

Post by damo1973 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 12:46 pm

Rockatteer wrote:Anyone know where this beach house is located?

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I believe its on Malibu Beach

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Re: Locations ?

Post by knight rider uk » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:17 am

damo1973 wrote:
Rockatteer wrote:Anyone know where this beach house is located?

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I believe its on Malibu Beach



Might be the same location used in "the scent of roses"-some pictures of it as it is now -about half way down page 13 of this topic

25036 Malibu Road
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Post by ArranDavies » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:35 pm

I'm starting to wonder if the HQ was actually filmed in the MCAS Tustin Blimp Hangars, because from my knowledge they don't have underground facilities under hangers, was it filmed on a set or actually in the hangers?

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Re: Locations ?

Post by theamblin » Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:37 am

The beach house from "scent of the roses" and Macgyver "s01e10" is indeed 25036 Malibu Rd.

It was changed a bit on the front, they unified the roof, but it's still the same house.

As of November 1 it's available for rent - 40,000 per month.

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Here are some more picture of how it looks today, unfortunately only from the other angle.

http://www.californiamoves.com/property ... 90265.aspx

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Re: Locations ?

Post by hillstones » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:54 pm

Cool thread. I noticed that you already posted the location of the small town from Ring of Fire in season 2. The Kenneth Road Village at Kenneth Road and Grandview in Glendale, CA. I grew up in Glendale so I went to the location when it was filmed, and watched from a distance as they did the stunt driving on Kenneth and Grandview. The Callen's mansion was a few blocks down the street, also on Kenneth Road. It is the 2nd house east of Highland Ave on Kenneth Road. Also used in many movies and TV shows.

Many other scenes were filmed in Santa Clarita and Valencia, CA. In Soul Survivor, the road where Michael first meets Ann Turkel's character is The Old Road, just off of Calgrove and the 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita. They are on the north side of The Old Road, along side the 5 Freeway. It is also the same location from Pee Wee's Big Adventure in which Pee Wee is driving with the escaped convict.

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Where is that cinema "going to the movies" location where KITT and Michael check that phone, and then spike the bad guys tires when they leave?


The drive-in theater that you are referring to is the Pickwick Drive-In, on Alameda Ave., in Burbank, CA. Unfortunately, it was demolished in 1989 and replaced with a Pavilions/Vons shopping center.

http://www.drive-ins.com/gallery/catpick

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:51 am

Thanks, hillstones! Here is the mansion on Google Maps:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:00 am

kitt1 wrote:I still want to know where the single lane bridge is from NO BIG THING.

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Today is your lucky day, Mark. Last night, I found a location very high on my wish list - the single lane bridge from "Just My Bill" and "No Big Thing.

Here it is then:

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And now...

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Superimposed on top of the today image, you can match up the mountain ridges, power lines, bridge curb and piping.

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Aerial shot:

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Location:

It's off Highway 126 where it intersects with East La Falda Way in Castaic, CA. It's called the Newhall Orchard, and the bridge leads to the location where Devon was hiding in the orange bushes after escaping prison. That whole area is/was part of the Newhall Ranch, where it seems some scene from almost every episode was shot.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by kitt1 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 4:51 am

Joe, Great job! How do you do it? I'm positive that you will eventually find the location for The House Of The Rising Sun from the pilot.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:12 am

I knew that Newhall Ranch was a frequently used filming location, so I found a website about the place and stumbled on a picture of the bridge!

Regarding the House of the Rising Sun, a while back we were having a debate as to whether it was actually a place called Cal Islands. Well, let me throw this wrench in...

I recently received the call sheets for "Knight Racer" (thanks, Paul!) and it states that the restaurant shown there is Cal Islands...which looks nothing like the restaurant in the Pilot! We are still on the hunt...

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Post by one_man » Sat Dec 31, 2011 12:51 am

It's off Highway 126 where it intersects with East La Falda Way in Castaic, CA. It's called the Newhall Orchard, and the bridge leads to the location where Devon was hiding in the orange bushes after escaping prison. That whole area is/was part of the Newhall Ranch, where it seems some scene from almost every episode was shot.

Joe


Hi Joe,

Speaking of Highway (State Route) 126, I just found another location nearby!
Here is where KITT turbo-boost over Devon in "Speed Demons."
27295 Henry Mayo Drive, Valencia, CA 91355

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Post by 1982 » Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:55 am

kitt1 wrote:.... eventually find the location for The House Of The Rising Sun from the pilot.

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Since you mentioned it Mark, I will post the “House of the Rising Sun” location…… in a separate thread as not to get it lost in this now “book of a thread”

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Post by Mark J.Cairns » Mon Jan 02, 2012 6:00 pm

I'm sure I've spent the better part of December going through the 32 pages of this post. I'm absolutely stunned and amazed how it has developed a life of its own. It's all-consuming finding these locations, isn't it? ;D

I remember when this thread started in 2008 as Joe came over a while back to the Airwolf forums on airwolf.tv to ask our resident "Airwolf Location Guidebook" Guru -- Tom "Chairwolf" Higginson about potential overlaps between the two shows (and there were many). If you haven't seen it already folks, we've an equivalent of this topic (for Airwolf), except in its own forum over at airwolf.tv that is also the result of years of research by Tom. He has been consumed (pleasantly) just like you lot.

Kudos folks.

I've also done two "Airwolf" location trips in 2004 and 2008. The Cali government have certainly woken up to this fact of folks like myself who have seen this place or that on TV or film and fly in from other countries to spend time (and bucks) in the area. They've been spending a fortune on British TV networks with commercials over the Christmas 2011 period promoting the hell out of "Visit California".

I don't want to take this wonderful thread off-topic (so I started a new one with the link below) on its own, but how many of you have actually been spurred on to travel to Cali and visit a lot of these KR locations? (obviously the local resident fans are lucky enough to go wherever they want, but for the rest of you spread out over the States and in other countries -- have you made that "Knight Rider Trip" yet?

I've started a specific topic for it here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17477#p201024
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:27 pm

Just so it doesn't get lost with time, here is the link to the discovery of the Comtron building:

http://knightrideronline.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17499

Here is the link to the discovery of the House of the Rising Sun:

http://knightrideronline.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17474

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:13 pm

Strike another one off the list! I just found Stevie's apartment from "White Bird".

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Estimate:
4428 Moorpark Way
Los Angeles, CA

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Re: Locations ?

Post by neps » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:17 pm

We've expanded Locations threads into it's own forum!

viewforum.php?f=1059

Please continue discussions there in their appropriate thread! Hopefully this will make it easier to have ongoing conversation.

let us know your thoughts on this at this thread: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17642

thanks for all your effort, really amazing work!

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